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Filming Areas in Pointe Coupee Parish, Southeast Louisiana
Filming Areas in Pointe Coupee Parish, Southeast Louisiana
Published: 2014/04/29
Channel: Pointe Coupee Tourist Commission
Raymond Harris Stops by Pointe Coupee Parish Office of Tourism
Raymond Harris Stops by Pointe Coupee Parish Office of Tourism
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: David Jarreau
IRS Tax Lien Pointe Coupee Parish LA
IRS Tax Lien Pointe Coupee Parish LA
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: Your Fresh Start IRS
New Roads LA Pointe Coupee Parish False River
New Roads LA Pointe Coupee Parish False River
Published: 2010/12/07
Channel: Jeff Savage
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Natchitoches Parish,  LA (866) 209-4366 Louisiana Lawsuit Settlement
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Natchitoches Parish, LA (866) 209-4366 Louisiana Lawsuit Settlement
Published: 2014/02/04
Channel: Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Pointe Coupee "Hurricanes" The U C Team "NateDogg23"
Pointe Coupee "Hurricanes" The U C Team "NateDogg23"
Published: 2016/08/30
Channel: Early Film Productions
LSWI 3154 - Pointe Coupee Recovery
LSWI 3154 - Pointe Coupee Recovery
Published: 2008/09/09
Channel: Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff
Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office Top #5 Facts
Published: 2016/01/30
Channel: Trisha Jignesh
Man found dead in running car in Pointe Coupee Parish
Man found dead in running car in Pointe Coupee Parish
Published: 2016/02/26
Channel: Gerron Jordan
Watching Whitetail Deer. Pointe Coupee, Louisiana. May 2011
Watching Whitetail Deer. Pointe Coupee, Louisiana. May 2011
Published: 2011/06/06
Channel: D Herrick Videos
20170130 - SJV8 vs Catholic of Pointe Coupee
20170130 - SJV8 vs Catholic of Pointe Coupee
Published: 2017/02/26
Channel: Patrick Hames
Pointe Coupee Central Kevin Bourgeois
Pointe Coupee Central Kevin Bourgeois
Published: 2013/05/23
Channel: SoulPointeMusic
Mesothelioma Lawyer La Salle Parish, LA (800) 859-6164 Louisiana
Mesothelioma Lawyer La Salle Parish, LA (800) 859-6164 Louisiana
Published: 2013/09/10
Channel: nationalcancerlawyer
New Roads and Old Rivers Louisiana
New Roads and Old Rivers Louisiana's Historic Pointe Coupee Parish
Published: 2016/04/03
Channel: Helena Clark
Tri Parish West ad 1987 Pointe Coupee/Iberville/West Baton Rouge
Tri Parish West ad 1987 Pointe Coupee/Iberville/West Baton Rouge
Published: 2015/09/13
Channel: jacky9br
Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff
Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office Top #5 Facts
Published: 2016/01/28
Channel: Trisha Jignesh
Tax Lien Pointe Coupee Parish LA
Tax Lien Pointe Coupee Parish LA
Published: 2015/11/16
Channel: Can't Pay Taxes
Pointe Coupee Sergeant Arrested
Pointe Coupee Sergeant Arrested
Published: 2013/08/09
Channel: KLAXProduction
LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU: POINTE COUPEE GARDEN
LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU: POINTE COUPEE GARDEN
Published: 2009/05/01
Channel: This Week in Louisiana Agriculture
Scott Rogers at Better Business Bureau Pointe Coupee
Scott Rogers at Better Business Bureau Pointe Coupee
Published: 2014/08/28
Channel: David Jarreau
Pointe Coupee Flood 8-15-2016
Pointe Coupee Flood 8-15-2016
Published: 2016/08/17
Channel: David Jarreau
WYNK River Patrol: False River - Pointe Coupee Parish
WYNK River Patrol: False River - Pointe Coupee Parish
Published: 2012/07/09
Channel: Tony Lightfoot
Bud Torres 911 Episode
Bud Torres 911 Episode
Published: 2010/10/08
Channel: thenewroadsdaily
tax debt relief Pointe Coupee Parish Louisiana
tax debt relief Pointe Coupee Parish Louisiana
Published: 2015/11/28
Channel: Tax Debt Relief
The White Perspective
The White Perspective
Published: 2012/04/30
Channel: synceremaria
Pointe Coupee Parish Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony June 18, 2016
Pointe Coupee Parish Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony June 18, 2016
Published: 2016/06/18
Channel: Friendly Dean
POINTE COUPEE 09
POINTE COUPEE 09
Published: 2010/12/29
Channel: cgerm1893
Whistleblower Lawyer Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (866) 598-0941 Louisiana Qui Tam Lawsuit
Whistleblower Lawyer Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (866) 598-0941 Louisiana Qui Tam Lawsuit
Published: 2014/02/24
Channel: Qui Tam Lawyers
Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce Banquet 1080p
Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce Banquet 1080p
Published: 2017/02/17
Channel: Lauren Guidroz
Bald Eagle Nest, Morganza Spillway, Pointe Coupee Parish, L
Bald Eagle Nest, Morganza Spillway, Pointe Coupee Parish, L
Published: 2013/04/17
Channel: Jodie Lynn Melancon
IRS Payment Plan Pointe Coupee Parish LA
IRS Payment Plan Pointe Coupee Parish LA
Published: 2015/11/19
Channel: IRS Payment Plan
Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce Promo
Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce Promo
Published: 2014/03/17
Channel: Meghan Russell
Pointe Coupée français-créole expérience
Pointe Coupée français-créole expérience
Published: 2012/06/24
Channel: krucialred26
Pointe Coupee Chamber and BBB of Baton Rouge presents Parish 2 Parish Luncheon with Scott Rogers 2/2
Pointe Coupee Chamber and BBB of Baton Rouge presents Parish 2 Parish Luncheon with Scott Rogers 2/2
Published: 2014/08/29
Channel: David Jarreau
Pointe Coupee Ag Day
Pointe Coupee Ag Day
Published: 2013/04/12
Channel: This Week in Louisiana Agriculture
American Pickers is Coming To Pointe Coupee!
American Pickers is Coming To Pointe Coupee!
Published: 2014/11/19
Channel: David Jarreau
Court Reporter Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (866) 357-1796 Louisiana
Court Reporter Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (866) 357-1796 Louisiana
Published: 2013/08/17
Channel: CourtReportingIA.ME
Pointe Coupee Tourism Visits with First Commissioner Ray Weil
Pointe Coupee Tourism Visits with First Commissioner Ray Weil
Published: 2016/08/12
Channel: David Jarreau
Sammy Plotkin discusses McGehee
Sammy Plotkin discusses McGehee's 1-0 playoff win against Catholic-Pointe Coupee
Published: 2016/02/05
Channel: NOLA.com
Pointe Coupee Chamber and BBB of Baton Rouge presents Parish 2 Parish Luncheon with Scott Rogers 1/2
Pointe Coupee Chamber and BBB of Baton Rouge presents Parish 2 Parish Luncheon with Scott Rogers 1/2
Published: 2014/08/29
Channel: David Jarreau
Josephine Andre on Pointe Coupee Magazine
Josephine Andre on Pointe Coupee Magazine
Published: 2013/07/10
Channel: PCCAMedia
Pointe Coupee General Groundbreaking Ceremony
Pointe Coupee General Groundbreaking Ceremony
Published: 2015/02/12
Channel: David Jarreau
Pointe Coupee Request to Henry Louis Gates Junior
Pointe Coupee Request to Henry Louis Gates Junior
Published: 2012/02/21
Channel: krucialred26
Pointe Coupee Central Senior Moments
Pointe Coupee Central Senior Moments
Published: 2010/06/10
Channel: Bondiatudabem
Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer Pointe Coupee Parish, LA 1-800-TEAM-LAW Louisiana Lawsuit
Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer Pointe Coupee Parish, LA 1-800-TEAM-LAW Louisiana Lawsuit
Published: 2014/01/15
Channel: Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer
Gold Coins For Sale Fordoche Pointe Coupee Louisiana
Gold Coins For Sale Fordoche Pointe Coupee Louisiana
Published: 2016/09/24
Channel: BMC Global
Pointe Coupee 4-H
Pointe Coupee 4-H
Published: 2012/08/07
Channel: The Advocate
Deanna Meske Interviews Escalande Lundy for Pointe Coupee Magazine
Deanna Meske Interviews Escalande Lundy for Pointe Coupee Magazine
Published: 2014/10/24
Channel: David Jarreau
Nelson Family Reunion 2012- New Roads, Louisiana
Nelson Family Reunion 2012- New Roads, Louisiana
Published: 2012/07/13
Channel: YomikaDillon
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Point Coupee Land For Sale
Published: 2016/08/08
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Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
Louisiana Parish
Parish of Pointe Coupee
Pointe Coupee Courthouse.jpg
Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse
Map of Louisiana highlighting Pointe Coupee Parish
Location in the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1807
Named for French for the place of the cut-off
Seat New Roads
Largest City New Roads
Area
 • Total 591 sq mi (1,531 km2)
 • Land 557 sq mi (1,443 km2)
 • Water 33 sq mi (85 km2), 5.6%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 22,251
 • Density 41/sq mi (16/km²)
Demonym(s) Pointe Coupean
ZIP code(s) 70715, 70729, 70732, 70736, 70747, 70749, 70752, 70753, 70755, 70756, 70759, 70760, 70762, 70773, 70783
Area code(s) 225
Congressional district 6th
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.pcpolicejury.org
Map of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana With Municipal Labels

Pointe Coupee Parish, (/ˈpɔɪnt kəˈp/ or /ˈpwɑːnt kˈp/; French: Paroisse de la Pointe-Coupée), is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,802.[1] The parish seat is New Roads.[2]

Pointe Coupee Parish is part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In 2010, the center of population of Louisiana was located in Pointe Coupee Parish, in the city of New Roads.[3]

History[edit]

Pointe Coupee Parish (originally pronounced pwahnt coo-pay) was organized by European Americans in 1805 as part of the Territory of Orleans (statehood for Louisiana followed in 1812). There were minor boundary adjustments with neighboring parishes up through 1852, when its boundaries stabilized.[4]

In 2008, Pointe Coupee was one of the communities that suffered the most damage by Hurricane Gustav.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the parish has a total area of 591 square miles (1,530 km2), of which 557 square miles (1,440 km2) is land and 33 square miles (85 km2) (5.6%) is water.[5] The land consists mainly of prairies and backswamp.

Major highways[edit]

Pointe Coupee Parish has 498.98 miles of highways within its borders.[6] U.S. Highway 190 is the only four-lane roadway in the parish[7][8]

Major waterways[edit]

Adjacent parishes[edit]

National protected area[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1745 600 —    
1810 3,187 +431.2%
1820 4,912 +54.1%
1830 5,942 +21.0%
1840 7,898 +32.9%
1850 11,339 +43.6%
1860 17,718 +56.3%
1870 12,981 −26.7%
1880 17,785 +37.0%
1890 19,613 +10.3%
1900 25,777 +31.4%
1910 25,289 −1.9%
Year Pop. ±%
1920 24,697 −2.3%
1930 21,007 −14.9%
1940 24,004 +14.3%
1950 21,841 −9.0%
1960 22,488 +3.0%
1970 22,002 −2.2%
1980 24,045 +9.3%
1990 22,540 −6.3%
2000 22,763 +1.0%
2010 22,802 +0.2%
2016 22,159 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
1790-1960[10] 1900-1990[11]
1990-2000[12] 2010-2013[1]
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[13]

As of the census[14] of 2000, there were 22,763 people, 8,397 households, and 6,171 families residing in the parish. The population density was 41 people per square mile (16/km²). There were 10,297 housing units at an average density of 18 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the parish was 68.91% White, 29.61% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 93.61% of the population spoke only English at home, while 4.89% spoke French or Cajun French, 0.96% spoke Spanish, and 0.73% spoke Louisiana Creole French.[1]

There were 8,397 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.70% were married couples living together, 15.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the parish the population was spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.70 males.

The median income for a household in the parish was $30,618, and the median income for a family was $36,625. Males had a median income of $35,022 versus $20,759 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $15,387, ranking 23rd out of 64 parishes. About 18.70% of families and 23.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.20% of those under age 18 and 23.90% are the age of 65 and older.

Economy[edit]

Nan Ya Plastics Corporation America has a large plant near Batchelor, Louisiana. Another large employer is NRG / Big Cajun 1 & 2 power plants near New Roads, LA. The parish's economy is heavily reliant upon agriculture, with sugar cane being one of the main cash crops.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board serves the parish.

As of 2014 the sole secondary school operated by the parish school board is Livonia High School, serving grades 7 through 12. Pointe Coupee Central High School was closed down in 2014.

Private[edit]

National Guard[edit]

A Co of the 769th BEB (Brigade Engineer Battalion) is an Engineer Company (Combat) that resides in New Roads, Louisiana. This unit is part of the 256TH IBCT and deployed to Iraq in 2004-5 and 2010.

Communities[edit]

Pointe Coupee Parish map showing names and locations of towns and communities

City[edit]

Towns[edit]

Village[edit]

Census-designated place[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Centers of Population by State: 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ Gold Bug Software. "AniMap Plus: County Boundary Historical Atlas". 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Louisiana State Police". lsp.org. 
  7. ^ "Please redirect your browser to the new URL on AARoads". southeastroads.com. 
  8. ^ http://www.pcpolicejury.org/econdev/profile/transportation.html
  9. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°43′N 91°36′W / 30.71°N 91.60°W / 30.71; -91.60

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